Lucero Herrera (On Leave)
A native of Colombia, Lucero pursued her undergraduate studies in sociology at the University of Chicago. Before moving to LA, she worked for human rights and community-based organizations and conducted research on the impact of forced displacement on social integration and urban dynamics in Colombia. During her time at UCLA, she was part of the Community Scholars Class of 2013 where worker leaders and students developed materials to support worker centers in Los Angeles. Lucero then joined the UCLA Labor Center research team and has been conducting research on low-wage industries and workers.